Featured Events

GHSA and its members participate in many highway safety events and meetings throughout the year.

Where Do We Go from Here? A Critical Discussion on Road Safety & the Pandemic

October 14, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. ET

We all recognize that pandemic conditions are transforming life as we know it — in some short-term ways and some potentially long-range. Join the Vision Zero Network for a deep-dive discussion with national transportation leaders recognizing the many challenges we face while trying to center safety, health and justice in our transportation work. Key questions will include: How do we deal with cuts in transit, public funding shortfall and increased traffic fatality rates?

Recent Trends in Risky Driving: Public Policy Imperative Virtual Workshop

October 8, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. ET

Recent data indicates an increase in risky-driving behaviors that we were already aware of: speeding, driving impaired, and not wearing a seat belt. This workshop will focus on ways to reach risky drivers to mitigate the risks they present to themselves and others.

GHSA Senior Director of External Engagement Pam Shadel Fischer will participate as a panelist during this virtual workshop.

Maryland Highway Safety Summit

Throughout October | Virtually Via GoToWebinar

Join the Maryland Department of Transportation for a Highway Safety Seminar Series over the course of four days spread throughout October.

October 13 | 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. ET | Vision Zero and the Role of Automated Driving

Kristin Kingsley, Founder of Kingsley Consulting Auto Safety Strategies, will speak on different levels of automated driving, the current status of technology, possible timelines for fleet penetration and the role of the broader safety community for both the short and long term.

Recent Trends in Risky Driving

October 1, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. ET

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced new steps to address the unique traffic safety conditions during the national public health emergency that began last spring, including emptier roads, faster speeds and increased driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Missouri 2020 Highway Safety and Traffic Conference

September 29 - October 1, 2020 | Virtually Via Zoom

This year’s Missouri Highway Safety and Traffic Conference will be 100% virtual.

Missouri is excited to unveil its new strategic highway safety plan, Show-Me Zero, and share how all Missourians can get involved in driving Missouri toward safer roads. The conference will feature discussion from both local and national experts on a variety of topics including speed, seat belts, distracted driving, impairment, and connected and autonomous vehicles.

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